Little Rock, Arkansas Broadband Internet Service
Little Rock, AR has a total of 5 options for high speed internet providers that meet the minimum broadband download speed of 25 Mbps. It can be understandably confusing when trying to determine which of these broadband providers to choose. Hopefully we can eliminate some of the guesswork for you by applying our ranking algorithm to those 5 internet service options in Little Rock. The calculation we perform considers the download connection speed, upload connection speed, population covered and overall value provided by each company. Based upon that calculation, our top choice for Little Rock is Xfinity. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Xfinity||Cable||987 Mbps||35 Mbps||49.2%|
|2||AT&T||DSL, Fiber||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||44.9%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||Aristotle Unified Communications||wireless||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||26.9%|
Little Rock AR Internet Access Options
When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Little Rock have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Little Rock compare to Pulaski County? The average speed in Little Rock is 33.98 Mbps which is faster than Pulaski County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Arkansas average of 25.5 Mbps.
Little Rock Internet Access Facts
The average internet download speed in Little Rock is 33.98 Mbps based upon 438192 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Cable internet is available to 98.8% of the Little Rock population
Fiber optic internet is available to 45.3% of Little Rock residents
There are 5 residential internet providers in Little Rock, AR providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in Little Rock is 54.6% faster than the Pulaski County average and 4.9% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 96.7% of Pulaski County residents
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Little Rock residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Xfinity as the top provider for Little Rock, Arkansas.
Who has the fastest internet service in Little Rock?
AT&T with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Little Rock.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Little Rock, Arkansas?
The following zip codes were used: 72002, 72103, 72118, 72201, 72202, 72203, 72204, 72205, 72206, 72207, 72209, 72210, 72211, 72212, 72214, 72215, 72216, 72217, 72219, 72221, 72222, 72223, 72225, 72227, 72231, 72260 and 72295
How do the internet speeds in Little Rock compare to other cities in Arkansas?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Little Rock - AT&T.
What is DSL internet service?
DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Little Rock, Arkansas?
Xfinity provides broadband internet service to 49.2% of Little Rock.
What is cable internet service?
Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.
What download speed do I need to stream movies?
For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.
Little Rock Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 260+ channels
- Award winning voice remote
- Customize your plan
- Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app